In an interview with NPR, Obama answers critics among people of color who say that, despite their overwhelming support at the ballot box, he hasn’t delivered enough results for their communities.
Chancellor George Osborne abandons his target to restore government finances to a surplus by 2020, saying there were ‘clear signs’ of a shock to the economy.
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Late Thursday night, shortly before the controversial law was set to take effect, a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. He called it an “attempt to put LGBT citizens back in their place.”
A meeting between Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton inspired furor. A Justice Department official says Lynch will accept the recommendations of career lawyers and FBI agents on the case.
Turkish police detained 11 foreigners suspected of being members of an Islamic State cell in Istanbul linked to the suicide bombers who staged the attack this week at Istanbul's main airport, broadcaster Haberturk said on its website on Friday. The arrests in the dawn raid, by a counter-terror police squad in the Basaksehir district on the European side of the city, brought the number of people detained in the investigation to 24, it said. Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers killed 44 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul's main airport on Tuesday, the deadliest in a string of attacks in Turkey this year.
Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
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UK shares rise for a third day, after Bank of England governor Mark Carney hinted at fresh stimulus measures following the Brexit vote.
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